Plumwood Inn Description
Nestled between towering mountains, met with magnificent vineyards at the slopes, you’ll find the cosy yet romantic retreat of Plumwood Inn. Offering all-year round enjoyment, in a setting that offers home away from home comforts, the atmosphere offers tranquil sophistication and timeless charm the very moment you’re ushered through the main doors. Priding ourselves on a steadfast reputation for warm hospitality and world-class service, attention to personalised service and detail here is key, unrivalled quality is apparent and ultimate luxury comes as a standard. Offering a choice of three adjacent properties to rest and revive on, all set in unique, picturesque surroundings, every amenity desired is at hand in all eleven rooms, leaving you wanting for nothing. Upon entering the Main House, the charm is apparent throughout all three rooms and its immediate surroundings. Further on through the property, the two Villas boast seven spacious rooms between them, all conveniently equipped with DSTV for leisurely down-time, your valuables are kept safe and out of sight while stashed in the mini-safe offered and an alarm clock to ensure you’re up an awake in time for your daily happenings. Both summer and winter seasons are taken care of with personal air-conditioning and heaters in all rooms, comfortably welcoming you during any time of the year you choose to travel. Rooms lead off through doors to full-on, romantically lit en-suite bathrooms, featuring double basins, a hair dryer and shaving plug, an over-sized shower with side-jets, separate bath with hand shower and toilet with bidet. Standard rooms feature bathrooms with amenities such as shaving plug and hair dryer, single basin, oversized shower with Hansgrohe Rain Dance shower fittings and toilet with bidet. Although smoking indoors is not permitted, verandas offer an escape from indoor dwelling and here is where smoking is welcomed and encouraged. Mornings on the terrace, with full-on alfresco breakfasts of homemade preserves, breads and other delights, introduces you to a day of adventure filled exploring of the nearby village centre, literally a two minute stroll from the inn, set in a magnificent cosmopolitan atmosphere.
About an hours’ drive due south, you’ll find yourself at the heart of Cape Town which offers you nothing short of the best wines from around the country, the most exquisite golf courses and beaches found for miles and all this at the epicentre - twenty minutes from both Paarl and Stellenbosch, Franschhoek is centrally located to offer you many options of adventure and exploration for your stay, making your holiday truly magical.
Plumwood Inn Directions
FROM CAPE TOWN Take the N1 towards Paarl; Drive until you get to exit 47 with sign Stellenbosch, Klapmuts, Wellington; Turn right at the T-junction. Within 300 meters, you come to a 4-way stop. Cross over and shortly thereafter you will see a sign to the left saying Franschhoek, R45. Continue for about 9 km, until you reach a T-junction. Turn right and keep driving for about 20 km’s until you find yourself in the town of Franschhoek. Drive through Franschhoek until almost to the end of town; Turn right into Berg Street (about 300 meters before the Huguenot Monument). Continue down Berg Street until you get to a Cabriere Street, which is the 2nd street to the right, an untarred road. We are the 4th House on the right hand side. FROM THE FRANSCHHOEK PASS (if you come from Hermanus/R62) Coming down the Franschhoek Pass (R45) you will see the Huguenot Monument on your left hand side. At the Huguenot Monument, turn right into the Main Street which is sign-posted as R45/Paarl. Take the first turn to the left, this is Berg street. Then you take the 2nd street to the right, which is Cabriere Street, an untarred road. We are the 4th House on the right hand side. FROM THE AIRPORT Go on the N2 towards Somerset West, and get off at exit 22a towards Bellville on the R300. Stay on the R300 until you reach N1: Paarl/Worcester. Then follow directions as above: FROM CAPE TOWN GPS: 33º 54;47,18”S / 19º 7;8,19”E